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Auto Accident Injury Recovery through Chiropractic Care

Suffering from Auto Accident Related Injuries

Getting Old and Chiropractic in San Rafael CA             Auto accidents can be extremely stressful physically, mentally and emotionally. Especially in the San Rafael area because of the high population! Even if the accident was small and your vehicle only sustained minor damage, your body (most commonly the shoulders and neck) can still suffer debilitating pain. Chiropractic adjustments can be a go-to treatment for an injury sustained in an auto accident and Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. located in San Rafael is a clinician at treating auto accident injury victims. The reason chiropractic care with Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. is a valuable option is because it is one of the only natural solutions to treat neck, back, and shoulder pain. At Egan Family Chiropractic, our treatment is non-evasive which is more suitable for people who are afraid of going under the knife or getting local anesthetic injections with needles. Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. is known for experience in bone and muscle connective tissue treatments and understands that everything in the body is connected. This means Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. knows how one area may be hurting because of an injury occurring in a different area of the body. The office of Egan Family Chiropractic is also financially appealing to a lot of people in the San Rafael area because treatment is covered by most insurance companies.

            Whiplash is the number one injury an auto accident victim will be faced with. It is an injury to the shoulders, neck, and skull caused when the skull violently jolts due to collision between vehicles. When the head jolts this suddenly, the neck muscles and ligaments push past their limits, often causing chronic pain and agony. Some symptoms of Whiplash are headaches, blurred vision, neck pain and stiffness in the neck, shoulders and back. Whiplash can be caused by even the smallest accidents and most people don’t see a chiropractor because they think their injury is minor because the accident was minor. These people are absolutely wrong. If Whiplash injuries go untreated (no matter how small or how big the injury is) it can cause the body to heal improperly and misaligned, causing chronic pain for life. Seeing Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. can help restore the alignment in your back, neck and shoulders which will allow the body to heal properly and prevent chronic pain in the future.

            Many people wonder how their injuries will be diagnosed while visiting Egan Family Chiropractic. Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. will first check symptoms and perform x-rays in order to examine the spine for misalignments. Depending on the severity of the injuries sustained, Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. will then recommend how many visits you will need. Multiple times a week are often recommended for more extreme cases. Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. will either perform spinal manipulations or spinal decompression in order to address and heal the pain and injuries you have. At Egan Family Chiropractic, we can also recommend different stretches and physical therapy options best for your healing process. Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. can only treat injuries relating to spinal misalignments so if you are feeling tight and sore, you may want to visit your our San Rafael office. If you have broken bones or lacerations, you should go to the ER straight away. Once your pain is gone, it is no longer a necessity for you to receive adjustments or decompression. However, often enough people who have come in to our San Rafael office will continue coming every few weeks for regular spinal adjustments from Dr. Matthew Egan, D.C. because our patients have felt first hand a boost in their immune system and overall health.


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Address: 45 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 9, San Rafael, CA 94903       Tel: (415) 785-7131

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Egan Family Chiropractic

Address: 45 Mitchell Blvd., Suite 9
  San Rafael, CA 94903

Telephone: (415) 785-7131
Fax: (415) 785-4517